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  • 42 year old graduates Army Ranger School

    04/29/2007 10:03:53 PM PDT · by World_Events · 45 replies · 9,443+ views
    Inspiring video clip of a 42 year old medic who graduated tops at Army Ranger School, one of the hardest if not hardest military training schools available. Hoo-ah!
  • Skeletons found at Army Ranger site

    06/08/2006 10:46:48 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 73 replies · 2,786+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | Mon Jun 5, 2006 | CHRIS CAROLA
    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. - A husband and wife team of amateur archaeologists have unearthed human skeletons, believed to be about 250 years old, at a burial site here on the Hudson River island that's considered the birthplace of today's U.S. Army Rangers. AP - Mon Jun 5, 1:18 PM ET JoAnne Fuller unearths a skeleton on Rogers Island at Fort Edward, N.Y., Thursday, June 1, 2006 . The Fullers, a husband and wife team of amateur archaeologists, have unearthed human skeletons on the Hudson River island that's considered the birthplace of today's U.S. Army Rangers. (AP Photo/ Jim McKnight) Richard...
  • Army Chief Schoomaker Awards Rangers for Valor

    11/23/2005 9:13:15 AM PST · by shield · 10 replies · 286+ views
    U. S. Army ^ | Nov. 22nd, 2005 | Army News Service
    Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker congratulates Staff Sgt. David M. Edwards, 3rd Bn., 75th Ranger Regt., after presenting him with the Silver Star for his service while serving as a squad leader in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Edwards helped save the life of wounded Ranger. FORT BENNING, Ga. (Army News Service, Nov. 22, 2005) -- Army Chief of Staff Gen. Peter J. Schoomaker presented Army Rangers more than 25 awards for valor during a ceremony at Fort Benning, Ga., Nov. 18. The Soldiers, all assigned to 3rd Bn., 75th Ranger Regt., deployed between July and October in support of...
  • Timing of Statue's Unveiling Upsets Vets

    05/28/2005 9:47:19 AM PDT · by neverdem · 3 replies · 723+ views
    LA Times ^ | May 28, 2005 | CHRIS CAROLA
    Associated Press FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — Maj. Robert Rogers, the frontiersman whose 18th century manual on guerrilla warfare has become a blueprint for Army Ranger fighting tactics, is getting what some consider a long-overdue honor: a statue in his memory. But some veterans believe unveiling the monument on Memorial Day is insensitive because Rogers was loyal to England during the Revolutionary War. "I think it's a travesty that we would think about honoring a person, especially someone who fought against us, on that day," said Bob Bearor, who served in the Army's 101st Airborne Division in the 1960s. "It's a...

    04/01/2003 5:11:01 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 1 replies · 104+ views
    Chicago Suntimes. com ^ | Sunday, March 30, 2003 | Mike Mulligan
    Changing battlefields March 30, 2003 BY MIKE MULLIGAN STAFF REPORTER Advertisement PHOENIX--Like most Americans with family or friends directly involved in the war in Iraq, Arizona Cardinals coach Dave McGinnis turns on his television set for updates with a mix of pride, concern and dread. McGinnis and the rest of the Cardinals organization have one of their own, former safety Pat Tillman, deployed overseas, and he is believed to be on the front lines. It was just more than a year ago Tillman pulled one of the most surprising NFL exits since Barry Sanders when he left a three-year, $3.6...